Where is all programs in windows 8. JohnHolscher Replied on October 9, The registry keys were already set as you described. If not, is there a way to install it doing a partial repair using Windows disk? So I looked in the registry editor and realised the ‘start’ values for both pciide and msahci were both set to 0. Find all posts by mattboyd It seems to have booted succesfully now.

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Here is my installation explained: Sign up using Facebook. Thank you for your interest in this question. Thank you for the information.

ghe Any idea what went wrong and how I can make the change? Now the list with drivers is populated with at least a new option.

Booting in safe mode I uninstalled the Intel drivers, then rebooted safe again and removed all system devices related to ICH8 in device manager, Rebooted in IDE mode to safe boot and allowed Windows to detect the IDE devices, then enble again and in safe mode with device set to AHCI allowed Windows to detect them again.


Enable ahci in windows 8. How is this different from the accepted answer? Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Put your XP install cd in a folder. It all depends on your controller manufacturer.

Hi, is this correct? Enable ahci for windows 8.

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Shouldn’t the interface msahci.syss be a “one-shot-deal”? This issue affects only the boot drive. You may want to install the Intel RST package the normal way now to get all software from it.

Last edited by bkilty21; at How to disable ahci mode in windows 8. Killed ’em all off last summer. It enablf be nice to be able to use all the features and benefits of the SSD. The first step is to determine the manufacturer of your storage controller, or at least motherboard chipset. For Intel, it should be manually extracted from the installer package.

Turn off achi mode? JohnHolscher Replied on October 9, Newer Post Older Post Home.


AHCI for Windows 8.1 and 8 via storahci (activate, switch)!

These settings will ensble per brand and model number of motherboard. I used part of these instructions to create a critical device database entry:. But if I needed to do it as a utility to convert drives to vhd’s, I would consider a dual boot, with the AHCI disabled boot just a simple OS with whatever utilities I needed msahco.sys get the job done.

Find all posts by bkilty In reply to Olivier Dan’s post on November 4, Trying the above method on my pc made it reboot before the driver had updated completely.

Ghe all posts by Big Elf. David Gregoroff Replied on February 7, Please read your motherboard manual for more specific details about how to change SATA settings for it.